23andMe Overview

  • www.23andme.com
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2006
  • Company - Private
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the mission of the company is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. The company was named by Glassdoor as one of the Best Places to Work in 2019, MIT Technology ...
Mission: Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#26)

Top CEOs: 2019(#41), 2018(#24)

Company Updates

May 10, 2021
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For 23andMe's 15th anniversary, employees got to celebrate at a social distancing Anniversary Celebration at the San Francisco Zoo. From animals, to train rides, to picnicking with co-workers, it was a fun break for employees and their families.
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May 5, 2021
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A new national sleep survey by 23andMe found that many people have had sleep issues over the last year. Eric Rasmussen, 23andMe’s Head of Consumer Insights, notes that, “The survey offers another proof point for the impact of the pandemic. What we don't know yet, but something 23andMe scientists would like to know, is how much of an impact these disruptions might have on people's long-term health.”
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23andMe on LinkedIn: The COVID-19 Pandemic's Impact on Sleep - 23andMe Blog
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23andMe Reviews

4.2
80%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Anne Wojcicki
Anne Wojcicki
129 Ratings
Top CEOs - Small & Medium Companies 2019
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"The Best Company I've Ever Worked For"

Dec 8, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

1. Unlike some places I've worked in the past, where I've seen a lot of focus put on competitors and trying to copy what they've done - 23andMe thinks pretty differently. It's not just an early

Cons

It's a heavily regulated industry - and that can make it difficult to move as quickly as we'd like to at times. There are significant processes and controls in place to ensure compliance with
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Diversity & Inclusion at 23andMe

4.4
(21 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

23andWe's mission is to foster a workplace that embodies respect and transparency, helps us empower one another, and provides access to opportunity for all employees.


ALL OF US ARE LINKED BY A SHARED THREAD – DNA.

23andMe is based on the foundation that all of u

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23andMe Interviews

Experience
Positive61%
Negative25%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online71%
Employee Referral16%
Recruiter10%
Difficulty
2.9
Average
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  1. Featured Interview

    Software Test Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at 23andMe (United States)

    Interview

    Similar to other small-medium sized company interviews.
    I was applying to the Software Test Engineer position and talked to a developer, test lead, team manager, test engineer, and the head of the department.
    ~4 hours plus lunch break.
    Interview

    Questions SDLC process and roles

    1 Answers

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23andMe Awards & Accolades

  • Bay Area Top WorkplacesBay Area News Group2018
  • Top CEOs 2018 by GlassdoorGlassdoor Employees Choice Award2018
  • 50 Smartest Companies 2017MIT Technology Review2017
  • Healthiest Employers in the Greater Bay AreaHealthiest EmployerThe San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal2014

Pledges & Certifications

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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June 19, 2019

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